International partnerships have also reinforced the offerings of the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), allowing for the launch of its trailblazing pre-service diploma, the Teacher Education Professional Diploma (TEPD
Accompanied by the school's principal, Zhour Al Mufleh, and QRTA CEO, Haif Banyan, Her Majesty spoke with several teachers taking part in the Schools Network Program, including a science teacher who graduated last year from QRTA's Teacher Education Professional Diploma (TEPD
In her remarks at the graduation ceremony, Queen Rania described the establishment of the Teacher Education Professional Diploma (TEPD) as a gateway for transforming teaching from a job into a career, beyond which is a limitless horizon, to be crossed "one graduating class at a time." Her Majesty also recalled the launch of the National Strategy for Human Resources Development by His Majesty King Abdullah II in 2016.
"Today, I say with much pride, we willed and we acted." During the ceremony, which was held at the Royal Cultural Palace, 174 teacher trainees were awarded the TEPD, while 33 school principals received the Advanced Instructional Leadership Professional Diploma (AILPD).
During the Iftar, Her Majesty met with teacher students of the Teacher Education Professional Diploma program (TEPD
), principals of the Advanced Instructional Leadership Professional Diploma program, and trainers and senior staff of the Academy.